Chunkit Fung, M.D.

Chunkit Fung, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, 704
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 273-5468
Administrative: (585) 275-9319
Fax: (585) 273-1042

Professional Bio

Dr. Chunkit Fung graduated Summa Cum Laude with Distinction in Research from Cornell University in 2000. He then went on to Medical School at the University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA and graduated there with his M.D in 2004. He did his Internship and Residency from 2004 through 2007 at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He held the position of Instructor in the Department of Medicine from the University of Pennsylvania from 2007-2008 and then did his Fellowship in Hematology and Oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania from 2008-2011. In July of 2011, he came to the University of Rochester School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Hematology and Oncology. His clinical research interests are Genitourinary Oncology and Cancer Survivorship Research.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Strong Star Certificate of Appreciation 2013
Wimot Cancer Center Research Fellowship | Wimot Cancer Center 2012 - 2015
Strong Star Certificate of Appreciation 2012
Patient and Family Centered Care Award 2012
American Society of Clinical Oncology Trainee Travel Award | American Society of Clinical Oncology 2011
National Institute of Health Loan Repayment Program | National Institute of Health 2010
Summa Cum Laude with Distinction in Research | Cornell University 2000
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Undergraduate Research Scholarship | Howard Hughes Medical Institute 1999

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 11 available »

2014 Jul 28
Fung C, Dale W, Mohile SG. "Prostate Cancer in the Elderly Patient." Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.. 2014 Jul 28; Epub 2014 Jul 28.
2014 Jul 17
Vitek WS, Shayne M, Hoeger K, Han Y, Messing S, Fung C. "Gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonists for the preservation of ovarian function among women with breast cancer who did not use tamoxifen after chemotherapy: a systematic review and meta-analysis." Fertility and sterility.. 2014 Jul 17; Epub 2014 Jul 17.
2014 Apr 10
Fung C, Fossa SD, Milano MT, Oldenburg J, Travis LB. "Reply to G. Gandaglia et al." Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.. 2014 Apr 10; 32(11):1167-9. Epub 2014 Mar 03.
2014 Apr 1
Fung C, Pandya C, Guancial E, Noyes K, Sahasrabudhe DM, Messing EM, Mohile SG. "Impact of Bladder Cancer on Health Related Quality of Life in 1,476 Older Americans: A Cross-Sectional Study." The Journal of urology.. 2014 Apr 1; Epub 2014 Apr 01.
2014 Jan 23
Dunne RF, Sahasrabudhe DM, Messing EM, Jean-Gilles J, Fung C. "A case series of transformation of teratoma to primitive neuroectodermal tumor: evolving management of a rare malignancy." Rare tumors. 2014 Jan 23; 6(1):5268. Epub 2014 Mar 18.

Current Appointments

Assistant Professor - Department of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology (SMD) - Primary
Assistant Professor - Cancer Center

Specialties

Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
Medical Oncology - American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

MSCE | Epidemiology | Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania2012
MD | Medicine | Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania2004
BS | Biology | Cornell University2000

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Hematology/Oncology at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania07/01/2008 - 06/01/2011
Residency in Internal Medicine at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania07/01/2005 - 06/30/2007
Internship in Internal Medicine at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania07/01/2005 - 06/01/2007